The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Rocket System Corporation would like to announce that the launch of the Multi-functional Transport Satellite 2 (MTSAT-2) by the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 9 (H-IIA F9) was approved by the Space Activities Commission (SAC) as follows.
Scheduled data of launch:
February 15 (Wednesday), 2006 (Japan Standard Time, JST)
Launch window on Feb 15: between 3:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. (JST)
(Launch time will vary depending on a launch day.)
Available launch days:
February 16 (Thursday) thru 28 (Tuesday) (JST)
Yoshinobu Launch Complex at the Tanegashima Space Center